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You Can Buy Neverland Ranch for $100 Million, but the Amusement Rides and Elephants Are Gone

Michael Jackson's beloved railroad tracks and train station still are, though.

by River Donaghey
May 28 2015, 10:00pm

Michael Jackson's famed 2,700-acre compound in Los Olivos, California is going on the market, the Wall Street Journalreported today. The ranch is no longer called "Neverland," as it was when it belonged to the late Prince of Pop. Instead, the listing refers to it as "Sycamore Valley Ranch." Not to mention, a lot of MJ's bizarre fairytale weirdness is gone.

The amusement park rides have been removed along with most of the zoo creatures, like his elephant and orangutans. However, Suzanne Perkins of Sotheby's International Realty—who is sharing the listing with two other real estate agents—claims that there's still a llama galloping around the property. The train station and railroad tracks which Jackson installed have also survived. The property contains two lakes, a handful of residential spaces of varying sizes, and a 50-person movie theater.

This could all be yours for the low, low price of $100 million—five times what Jackson initially paid for the ranch in 1987. If you're interested and want to take a look, you better be ready to prove to the real estate agents that you're serious—there will be an "extensive pre-qualification" process before giving potential buyers a view of the property. If you aren't actually interested in buying an insanely expensive ranch that is more than likely full of freaky vibes, just check out the photos we shot when we snuck inside the ranch last year.

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